Spending Time Around Traffic Is Literally Destroying Your Brain
New research finds a marked increase in dementia among those living by busy roadways.
Cracking the Cranial Vault: What It Feels Like to Perform Brain Surgery
It was my first time peeling down scalp and opening the skull of living human, a thrill unlike any other.
An Indiana Man Has Been Convicted of Stealing Brains from a Former Hospital for the Insane
And then putting them on eBay.
Ice Bugs Are Rare and Imaginary but They'll Make You Tear Your Skin Off
Ekbom's syndrome or "delusional parasitosis" is a rare form of neurosis where someone genuinely believes they are being swarmed with bugs.
How Cannibals Might Cure Degenerative Brain Diseases
The Kore tribe in Papua New Guinea ate its dead during a prion epidemic called kuru. Eventually, many of the cannibals developed a resistance to kuru altogether.
The People Who Can Perfectly Remember Every Single Day of Their Lives
Those with Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory – or HSAM – can remember things in a ridiculous amount of detail, down to the exact show they watched on TV some day 20 years ago. We spoke to scientists and those with the condition to see if having...
Science Has Discovered Why Your Parents Hate Your Music
Two university researchers have released a study confirming that people can't distinguish between some chords as they get older.
Could This Cocaine Antidote Help Addicts Get Better by Ruining Drugs?
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have stumbled upon a compound that essentially negates the effects of cocaine.
This Neuroscientist Is Trying to Make Humans Immortal
The (very) basic idea is to upload our entire brains to computers and move our minds from Earth to The Cloud.
We Asked a Neurologist About That New Scarlett Johansson Film Where She Can Control Everything with Her Mind
We also asked him if old people have super powers.
Advertisers Are Living in Your Brain
Brain-computer interface technology won't be used for mindfucks. It will be used for advertising.
How the chemicals sloshing around in your brain can be manipulated for diabolical ends.